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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Is a Cluttered Closet Robbing You of Precious Hours?

    Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Studies have shown that the average American spends up to 45 minutes a day just looking for their stuff. What if you could save 20 of those 45 minutes per day? Twenty minutes a day adds up to 10 hours a month. That's like saving a whole day's work every month, just by being more organized.
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  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Saving Money on a Bathroom Remodel

    Posted on Aug 31, 2017 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    When people contact us about remodeling a bathroom, one of their first questions is often about price. The amount you spend is within your control. Here are a few tips for minimizing your costs without cutting corners.
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  • Green Design Is an Investment in the Future

    Posted on Aug 17, 2017 in:
    • Buy
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Built Green
    • Build
    With the cost-saving combination of high energy and water efficiency, reduced waste, and a healthier indoor environment, green building is a way of “future proofing” your home.
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  • Be Bold: Mix Your Metals!

    Posted on Aug 10, 2017 in:
    • Video
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    Both modern and traditional trends in home design are mixing metal finishes for a more eclectic and “collected over time” look. Gone are the days of having to match your cabinet hardware to your faucet. No longer must you match your door hardware to your light fixtures. Here’s the inside scoop on how to mix it up successfully.
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  • Market Can Dictate Time Frame of Building a New Home

    Posted on Jul 27, 2017 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    As a Seattle-area homebuilder, a question I hear from prospects and clients frequently is, "How long will it take you to build my new home?" It's a legitimate question.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer